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Skills for Success offers training for industry

There are thousands of jobs available in the construction industry across Alabama. To help close the gap to fill the positions, Skills for Success...

Earn while you learn: Community colleges host apprenticeship programs

For those wanting a career change or, even, to start a career - and get paid while learning, Alabama's community colleges provide the solution. Every...

Alabama Workforce Council committee meeting looks to future of work in Alabama

Cooperation, collaboration and coordination were the key takeaways from the recent meeting of the Alabama Workforce Council (AWC) public-private partnership committee. Held Nov. 18 at Birmingham’s Red...

Trenholm State expands trucking program to West Montgomery

Trenholm State Community College is expanding its truck driving program to its main campus on Air Base Boulevard in Montgomery. Dr. Kemba Chambers, president of...

Unemployment rate is 2.7%; jobs and wages at record high

Alabama's unemployment rate for October showed a slight gain over September, according to the latest figures released by the governor's office Friday. The preliminary, seasonally...

Boeing lands prestigious recognition for veteran employment

Boeing recently received recognition for its focus on hiring veterans. Forbes' 2022 list of “America’s Best Employers for Veterans” ranked the company No. 10...

Deadline near to apply for automotive-based scholarships

Nearly 70 scholarships are available to residents interested in attending one of Alabama’s community colleges to train for careers in the state’s automotive manufacturing...

Etowah program helps ‘EQWIP’ students for careers

Job and career opportunities for Etowah County students were on display for educators last week, thanks to a workforce development program. The program - the...

Wallace State awarded $1.1M federal grant for EV project

Wallace State Community College has been awarded a more-than $1.1 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission for an electric vehicle project. The grant, awarded through the...

State jobless rate for September at record low 2.6%

Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate continued to hold at its record low level of 2.6%, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday. Last month's rate ...

Automotive manufacturing scholarships offered to community college students

Nearly 70 scholarships are available to Alabama community college students to train for careers in the state's robust automotive manufacturing industry. The scholarships were formed...

Amazon teams with Tuskegee University for advanced training programs

Tuskegee University has a new partnership with Amazon that will establish advanced training programs in mechatronics, robotics, supply chain management and logistics operations for students at the...

Carl, south Alabama construction industry talk workforce shortage

As the U.S. House of Representatives takes its six-week recess, a member of Alabama's congressional delegation is using the opportunity to hear from the...

Cyber school ribbon-cutting: ‘This is what we do in Huntsville’

State Sen. Arthur Orr remembered Gov. Kay Ivey’s response four years ago when the idea of a state cyber technology and engineering high school...

Alabama based Mercedes EQS SUV soon to be Tuscaloosa’s newest Champ

Mercedes-Benz will be exclusively producing the all-electric EQS SUV at its North American passenger vehicle plant in Tuscaloosa, AL. Since building the plant in...

Helena Duncan is a 2022 Woman of Impact

In a time of constant transition in Alabama’s workforce, Helena Duncan is a champion for the business community as senior vice president of Operations...

Build your career through construction

During October's Careers in Construction Month, Associated Builders and Contractors encourages students, women, minorities, veterans, seekers of a second career or re-entering citizens looking...

Dr. Sutter: Labor Day reflections on quiet quitting

Labor Day was established in 1894 to honor America’s workers. “Quiet quitting” refers to working no more than necessary to keep your job and then...

Birmingham-Southern College awarded $1.25M STEM grant to develop curriculum

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) has been awarded $1.25 million to develop curriculum centered around environmental-related issues for schools in Mobile. The grant, which was issued by...

Ecore International to invest $25.5M, create 84 jobs at Ozark plant

Ecore International, a Pennsylvania-based recycled rubber product manufacturer, has announced plans to open a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ozark. The company plans to invest $25.5...

New jobs in Alabama create increasing demand for housing developments

In 2021, Alabama landed 247 economic development projects with plans to create 10,200 direct new jobs and $7.7 billion in capital investment for communities...

UAH College of Nursing honored as Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

HUNTSVILLE — The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing has been selected by the National League of Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. UAH joins...

Alabama partners unite to prepare Walker County, Jasper students for tech careers

Students in Walker County will now have the opportunity to gain greater experience in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers, thanks to a...

Gadsden State Advanced Manufacturing Center to meet local industry demands

Gadsden State Community College recently announced its plans to construct a new 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) that will be located on the...